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Jimmy Carter

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  • Letters: Teaching profession is no place for tenure

    Re "Deasy provides fodder for both sides in lawsuit," Feb. 3 United Teachers Los Angeles President Gregg Solkovits calls the lawsuit against teacher tenure in California "an attempt to deprofessionalize teachers." While his union's argument about...
  • Passings: John Cacavas, Joan Mondale

    John Cacavas Composer's career was helped by Telly Savalas John Cacavas, 83, a composer, arranger and conductor who parlayed his friendship with actor Telly Savalas into a prolific career scoring music for film and television, including a theme to...
  • Advisory panel calls for end to bulk collection of U.S. phone records

    Advisory panel calls for end to bulk collection of U.S. phone records
    WASHINGTON — A divided Obama administration privacy panel has recommended ending the bulk collection of U.S. phone records, saying the controversial program amounts to an unlawful invasion of privacy that has not made Americans any safer. The...
  • 9th Circuit bans juror exclusion over sexual orientation

    SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court became the first in the nation to rule that prospective jurors may not be excluded because of their sexual orientation, a decision that expands juror protections beyond race and gender and provides legal...
  • Any U.S. steps to punish Russia unlikely to alter course in Ukraine

    Any U.S. steps to punish Russia unlikely to alter course in Ukraine
    WASHINGTON — President Obama has a variety of ways he can make good on his threat to make Russia pay "costs" for its military intervention in Ukraine. But it's not clear any of them will make a difference to Russian President Vladimir Putin, or...
  • Eric Bercovici dies at 80; screenwriter made 'Shogun' miniseries

    Eric Bercovici dies at 80; screenwriter made 'Shogun' miniseries
    Screenwriter Eric Bercovici knew he was not the first choice to adapt "Shogun," the blockbuster 1975 novel by James Clavell about an English seaman marooned in 17th century Japan. Bercovici, who worked on the Paramount lot, read the novel anyway. "I...
  • Extension of deadline on prison crowding looks like a win-win

    Extension of deadline on prison crowding looks like a win-win
    SACRAMENTO — Gov. Jerry Brown has dodged an artillery barrage fired by a battalion of liberals: federal judges and prisoners' lawyers. It's a big victory for the centrist. But it's a win-win for a lot of people: the unrelenting judges and lawyers,...
  • A too-early look at the 2016 presidential race: Bet on a dark horse

     A too-early look at the 2016 presidential race: Bet on a dark horse
    Of course it's too early to talk about 2016. Now that we've gotten that out of the way.... The most interesting dynamic so far is that the Democrats are behaving like Republicans — and vice versa. Since 1940, with the arguable exception of Barry...
  • American jailed in North Korea asks for U.S. help to gain release

    American jailed in North Korea asks for U.S. help to gain release
    PYONGYANG, North Korea -- An American missionary who has been jailed in North Korea for more than a year appeared before reporters Monday and appealed to the U.S. government to do its best to secure his release. The missionary, Kenneth Bae, made the...
  • Don't gag: It's time for L.A. to embrace 'toilet to tap' water

    Don't gag: It's time for L.A. to embrace 'toilet to tap' water
    The recent spritz of rain notwithstanding, California is in the midst of what Gov. Jerry Brown called “perhaps the worst drought [the state] has ever seen.” And yet, despite the desperate state of affairs, every day the city of Los Angeles...
  • Israeli critics of peace deal take aim at John Kerry

    Israeli critics of peace deal take aim at John Kerry
    JERUSALEM — Emerging from a black limousine, the tall man in the bushy gray wig lectures a small crowd of Israelis on how their holy city of Jerusalem belongs to followers of all religions — "Jews, Christians, Muslims, Buddhists, Klingons...